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Auto Expo 2018: Tamo Racemo debuts in India

July 20 2018, 06:39 | Guillermo Bowen

Auto Expo 2018: Tamo Racemo debuts in India

Tamo Racemo Showcased At Auto Expo 2018

As many as 65 products including EV concepts, and 14 new models, were unveiled by Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Kia Motors, Tata Motors, Renault, Honda and other automakers on the first day of the expo.

The move is also in line with the government's mission of having only electric vehicles being sold by 2030.

Asia's one of the largest automobile event, auto expo 2018 has begun in Greater Noida on Wednesday. It also showcased the working model of a hybrid vehicle.

E-vehicles, hybrids and eco- friendly technology took centre stage at the opening day of the biennial Auto Expo, with Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mahindra and new entrant Kia Motors along with luxury vehicle makers Mercedes-Benz and BMW displaying their future products. "This is our target", Hyundai India CEO and MD Y. K. Koo said.

"In order to stitch up a strategy (for EV segment) we are requesting to have a road map regarding plans of charging stations.Without a clear policy it will be hard to select models", Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) President and CEO Yoichiro Ueno told reporters.

Tamo Racemo Showcased At Auto Expo 2018

Maruti also showcased its Concept Future-S, a compact vehicle with an SUV stance.

Homegrown majors, including and Mahindra and Mahindra, used the green theme as an opportunity to showcase the future of mobility in India.

Mercedes Benz lau-nched its concept electric SUV "Concept EQ". Anand Mahindra, chairman, M&M, and Pawan Goenka, managing director, replicated the gesture by walking through the pavilion. "Mahindra's electric pavilion at the Auto Expo showcases our vision of the "future of mobility", one that offers clean, connected and convenient vehicles to our customers and around the world", he added.

Similarly, compatriot BMW India also showcased its showcased plug in hybrid electric vehicle i8 Roadster, which will be launched in India later this year along with i3S, an electric vehicle with a range of over 280 km per charge.

The company, on Wednesday, also showcased SsangYong Motor's new G4 Rexton, which will be launched in India with an all new brand name. While market leader Hero MotoCorp said it was in no hurry to showcase EVs, displayed the PCX Electric Concept scooter, which was unlikely to hit the Indian roads soon. showcased its electric scooter Creon but did not give any timeframe for its commercial launch. But what makes it special this time, is the unveiling of an electric version as well.

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